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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what college will Mike be going?
(a) Pasadena Junior College.
(b) San Jose State.
(c) Foothill College.
(d) San Diego State.

2. What does Dru think about the houses in her neighborhood?
(a) They are cheap.
(b) They are ugly.
(c) They are expensive.
(d) They are of poor quality.

3. What does Scooter say jumping off the Nail does?
(a) Separates the men from the boys.
(b) Makes someone better.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Shows how stupid a person can be.

4. Where do Dru and Mike go to watch a jump?
(a) To the beach.
(b) At the top of the Nail.
(c) To the ledge.
(d) On top of his SUV.

5. What does Jeremy say he told Scooter?
(a) That he was impressed with Scooter's courage.
(b) That he thought it was a wild and fun idea.
(c) That Scooter could get arrested.
(d) About the girl who broke her back jumping.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose boot comes floating to the surface of the water?

2. What does Dru's father do for a living?

3. What does Diane watch Mike do?

4. Who finally jumps off the Nail?

5. Why is her mother happy Dru is dating Mike?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Hopi say about jumping?

2. How does Dru feel towards Scooter after Elisa tells Dru about the drowned girl and what does Elisa say to her?

3. What is it like at the Nail right before Elisa and Scooter jump, what does Lizzie say and what does Mike do with Dru?

4. What is Dru's response to the rumor she hears and what does Mike think of her response?

5. What has Dru just finished, and what is she thinking about as she walks her dog looking at houses?

6. What does Scooter do while he is waiting for Elisa, what does Dru ask Elisa about Scooter's behavior and what is Elisa's response?

7. What does Dru tell Elisa as Elisa is dressing, what is Elisa's response and what does Elisa do to get ready to go to the party?

8. What does Dru do after Elisa falls asleep and how does she feel about her dad?

9. What does Mike say about his father and Dru's mother in the car?

10. Why does Jeremy know about the girl who was injured jumping, and what happens with his talk with Scooter the night before the jump?

(see the answer keys)

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